1301 Pierce St, San Francisco, CA 94115
Basic information about this treatment center.
Westside Community Services - Methadone is an accredited Drug & Alcohol Addiction Treatment located in San Francisco, California.
License + Accreditation
A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.
Alcoholism, Opiod Addiction, Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse + Addiction
Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse. Fortunately facilities like Westside Community Services - Methadone in San Francisco, CA are here to help.
Going through alcoholism treatment is a unique process. Alcohol literally changes the way the brain thinks over time. It teaches the brain that in order to survive, the brain requires alcohol. When you opt to stop drinking, your body will revolt. Being in an alcoholism treatment center like Westside Community Services - Methadone in San Francisco, CA helps you slowly wean down the amount of alcohol you consume and retrain your brain to function on its own.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction
Opioid addiction treatment facilities in California, like Westside Community Services - Methadone cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
Drug and alcohol addiction often takes a heavy toll on one’s body. Over time, a physical dependence can develop, meaning the body physiologically needs the substance to function. Detox is the process of removing drugs and/or alcohol from the body, a process that can be lethal if mismanaged. Medical detox is done by licensed medical professionals who monitor vital signs and keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible as you go through detox and withdrawal.
Treatment for substance abuse does not cease after an individual successfully completes a detox or rehabilitation program. A vital follow-up treatment service is aftercare support provided to individuals at Westside Community Services - Methadone in California after they attain initial sobriety. Aftercare support often takes the following forms: 12-Step Programs, Outpatient Treatment Programs, and Support Groups. The most effective aftercare programs are tailored to meet an individual’s specific needs and circumstances.
An Outpatient Rehab Program is a part-time drug rehab program for treating individuals in San Francisco, CA with mild addiction or mild-to-moderate drug withdrawal symptoms. It generally requires about 10 to 12 hours every week. Doctors can administer on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual.
12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Brief intervention, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Discharge Planning, Family counseling, Group counseling, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Matrix Model, Motivational interviewing, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling
12-Step Program Facilitation
The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments. The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.
Learn what to expect in regards to setting, amenities, and more.
Payment Options Accepted
Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Smoking permitted in designated area
Address Information1301 Pierce St
San Francisco, California 94115